AO CMF Education Commission member representing Latin America to be elected
27 April 2020
The AO CMF Education Commission is a new governance body that will become active as of July 1, 2020. AO CMF is calling for applications for the member position representing Latin America.
Those who meet the criteria listed below may apply for this role.
This important position requires exceptional leadership skills and a proven track record in educational excellence. Applications and nominations must be submitted between April 27, 2020 and May 10, 2020.
The AO CMF Education Commission member position representing Latin America is suited for highly motivated individuals of regional repute and excellent scientific and clinical recognition.
The candidate should be a resident of a Latin American country. The successful applicant will be a member of the AO CMF Education Commission and contribute to all its activities. She/he is expected to have the vision to contribute to AO CMF, and to help to set new standards to position AO CMF as a global leader in craniomaxillofacial surgery education and research.
She/he must also be a good communicator, with excellent skills in English. The candidate is expected to have the vision to lead and contribute to the development of new AO CMF educational offerings and quality approved curricula, identifying future opportunities of education considering national, regional and worldwide educational needs in the field of craniomaxillofacial surgery.
The successful candidate will become the new member of the AO CMF Education Commission representing Latin America for a three-year term from July 2020 to June 2023, with the option of reelection for a second term.
Candidates for the position must be AO CMF members who fulfill the requirements provided in the job description. They must be willing to commit the required time to the success of the Education Commission. Meanwhile, the ability to work in a multicultural environment without any travel restrictions is an absolute must.
Applications must be submitted to AO CMF between April 27, 2020 and May 10, 2020. These will then be handed to the AO CMF Education Commission Nomination Committee (NomCom).
Applications of candidates who are selected by the NomCom will be forwarded to the electorate.
The electorate comprises voting members of the AO CMF Education Commission, voting members of the AO CMF Global Education Taskforce (GETAF), voting members of the AO CMF Latin America board and active AO CMF faculty from Latin America who have completed AO Regional Educator Training (RET).
The "first past the post" election mechanism with multiple runoffs will be used. If a candidate achieves an absolute majority in any round, she/he will be the winner. The candidate with the least votes will be eliminated at each round. Another round will be carried out if no candidate achieves an absolute majority.
This election will be conducted in May 2020. The result will be announced by June 2020.
AO CMF invites eligible candidates to apply
Applicants who fulfill the requirements provided in the job description and who submit the following documents will be considered for election:
- A current curriculum vitae (CV)
- The completed standard AO officer application form
- A one-page letter of intent describing the candidate’s top five priorities if elected as AO CMF Education Commission chair
- Signed AO Foundation Code of Ethics
Please submit the completed documents to the AO CMF Regional Director Latin America: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download the job description.